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Calgary Flames At New York Islanders: Pregame Report

Calgary Flames at New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Friday, February 27, 2015Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial ColiseumTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The Islanders (40-20-2, 82 points) finally had a couple of days rest, after six games in nine days. They are coming off of a dominating 5-1 defeat...
Via Islanders Insight
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What Signing Boychuk Can Hold For The Islanders’ Future

On February 24th, Nick Leddy signed a contract extension with the New York Islanders through 2022. With this signing, Garth Snow has solidified a role for Leddy as a top defenseman on the New York Islanders. Once Snow got the pen to paper, the question quickly became when are the Islanders going to sign his defensive partner, Johnny Boychuk? When asked in an interview with Stan Fischler...
Via Islanders Insight
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2|26|15

Three trades were made around the NHL over the course of yesterday, none of them involving the New York Islanders. As the trade deadline looms, Islanders fans should expect more of the same silence. It’s been said time-and-time again that the Islanders organization feels their deadline deals were made on Oct. 4, when general manager Garth Snow acquired defensemen Johnny Boychuk...
Via Islanders Insight
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Look To Balance The Books On Boychuk

The New York Islanders and their general manager Garth Snow made a huge catch yesterday in the sometimes overwhelming pond that is home to NHL defenseman. You see, there is not one position more coveted in the National Hockey League than those three groups of two that provide the last line of defense before you go one on one with the goaltender. It has become the difference between...
Via Islanders Insight
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the New York Islanders the Best Team in the NHL?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks John...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes falter in third period against Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Matt Martin and Johnny Boychuk scored less than a minute apart early in the third to break a tie, and the New York Islanders went on to rout the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night. Martin's eighth goal of the season snapped a 1-1 tie before Boychuk added his seventh at 4:15. The win kept the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division. Kael Mouillierat -- his first...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders roll past Coyotes, maintain Metro Division lead

  Matt Martin and Johnny Boychuk scored less than a minute apart early in the third to break a tie and the New York Islanders went on to rout the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night. Martin's eighth goal of the season snapped a 1-1 tie before Boychuk added his seventh at 4:15. The win kept the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division. Kael Mouillierat - his first goal in the NHL...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders roll past Coyotes 5-1

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Matt Martin and Johnny Boychuk scored less than a minute apart early in the third to break a tie and the New York Islanders went on to rout the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night. Martin's eighth goal of the season snapped a 1-1 tie before Boychuk added his seventh at 4:15. The win kept the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division. Kael Mouillierat - his first...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes falter in third period against Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Matt Martin and Johnny Boychuk scored less than a minute apart early in the third to break a tie, and the New York Islanders went on to rout the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night. Martin's eighth goal of the season snapped a 1-1 tie before Boychuk added his seventh at 4:15. The win kept the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division. Kael Mouillierat -- his first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Make One Less Mistake, Defeat Isles 6-5

TONIGHT’S RECAP In what was set up to be a grudge match between two of the most fierce rivals in the National Hockey League turned out to be just that. The New York Rangers came marching into Uniondale with both teams playing extremely well (Isles winners of 4 straight and Rangers 9 wins in last 13 games) and a chance to cut into a four point deficit at the top of the Metropolitan...
Via Islanders Insight
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Expected To Be Silent At Deadline

The New York Islanders are currently 35-18-1 with 28 games remaining in the 2014-15 regular season. They sit in first place in the Metropolitan Division, three points ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins and tied for third place in the Eastern Conference with 71 points. It truly has been a remarkable season for the blue and orange as they close out the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum...
Via Islanders Insight
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins beat Johnny Boychuk, NY Islanders 2-1

Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLThe Bruins lost/won tonight's contest against the New York Islanders, walking away with a 2-1 victory.Only 1:53 into the game, Torey Krug and Ryan Strome dropped the gloves, with Strome getting the better of Krug. The Islanders struck first. John Tavares jumped on Frans Nielsen's rebound to pot a power play goal, giving the Islanders the 1-0 lead. With...
Via BruinsLife
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2|5|15

Yesterday was not the best day-off for the New York Islanders. One day after Long Island’s hockey team dropped their third straight game, a 4-2 loss to the Florida Panthers, both the New York Rangers and the Pittsburgh Penguins found themselves in the win-column, making strides towards overtaking the Islanders for first place in the Metropolitan Division. Actually, the Penguins did...
Via Islanders Insight
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bring on February – Red’s Rewind: Volume XIII

Welcome to Red’s Rewind: a weekly look at the New York Islanders through the eyes of a redhead… Looking Back A week that began so nicely for the Islanders unfortunately didn’t end the same way; after beating the Rangers at home on Tuesday 4-1, the Isles then lost to the Bruins 5-2 on Thursday, then against to the Red Wings 4-1 this past Saturday at Joe Louis Arena. Some changes...
Via Islanders Insight
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Bringing Personality To Islanders In Move From Boston (Video)

New team, same old Johnny. Johnny Boychuk had a sudden change in surroundings in October when the Boston Bruins dealt him to the New York Islanders in exchange for draft picks. It’s worked out pretty well so far, as the 31-year-old defenseman already has a career high in points with 24 (four goals, 20 assists) while helping the Islanders to one of the...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Find Their Missing Piece(s)

The NHL’s All-Star break is an opportunity for reflection and for the Islanders one needn’t look further than Garth Snow’s acquisitions of Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy as huge keys to their first-half success.  If anyone kept to their NHL “Things-To-Do-In-The-Offseason” list, it was the Isles GM. Jaroslav Halak was acquired from the Washington Capitals for a 4th round...
Via Islanders Insight
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

New York leaves Flyers stranded on Long Island

  View image | gettyimages.com     The New York Islanders scored early and often. Nikolay Kulemin had a pair of goals, Johnny Boychuk added two assists, Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves and the New York Islanders dominated the Philadelphia Flyers 7-4 on Monday afternoon. The Islanders stormed out of the gate. Michael Grabner scored his fourth of the season just 1:32 in to...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Johnny Boychuk Mock Alex Ovechkin’s Celebration After His OT Winner?

Johnny Boychuk fired a slapper past Braden Holtby for the game-winner in New York on Monday night, then fired a shot at Alexander Ovechkin with the ensuing celebration. Late in the third period, Ovechkin managed to light the lamp and tie the game with a wrist shot that would eventually help the Caps send the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Arnold: Bruins Missing Rough, Tough Identity This Season (Video)

Are the Boston Bruins having an identity crisis? Traditionally, the B’s have been a tough, defensive team that’s used those talents to wear down its opponents. But now, they look like something different. “If you look at the guys who are gone — Jarome Iginla, Shawn Thornton, Johnny Boychuk — it seems like they’re going away from the big rough...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins and Oilers are discussing a trade and a third team may be involved

The rumor mill is once again heating up for the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers. You may recall that the two teams were linked over the summer prior to Boston’s trade which sent Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders. Now a report from Nick Kypreos suggests that the two sides are talking once more about a potential trade. Before diving in, it’s always worth noting that...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Islanders place Johnny Boychuk, Lubomir Visnovsky on injured list

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The surging, but banged-up New York Islanders are putting defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Lubomir Visnovsky on the injured list and recalling defenseman Griffin Reinhart under emergency conditions from Bridgeport of the AHL. Boychuk, on the list retroactive to Nov. 27, has already missed three games because of a lower-body injury. Visnovsky's move is retroactive...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Notes: Blues’ Martin Brodeur Signing A Mistake; Johnny Boychuk Placed On IR

Legendary goaltender Martin Brodeur will soon make his season debut and it won’t be with the New Jersey Devils. Brodeur signed a one-year contract with the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, giving the Central Division club much-needed goaltending depth with veteran Brian Elliott on injured reserve and 24-year-old Jake Allen lacking NHL experience. .@MartinBrodeur's new mask has arrived...
Via NESN.com
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Johnny Boychuk with a cheapshot on Evgeni Malkin

With less than a minute to play Islanders Dman Johnny Boychuk got a cheap one in on Evgeni Malkin:
Via The Pensblog
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Episode Three Of ‘Behind The B’ Documents Johnny Boychuk’s Return (Video)

There’s been a lot going on with the Boston Bruins this season, and the season isn’t even a month old. That’s left for no shortage of material for the second season of “Behind the B” on NESN. In the third episode, the Bruins’ first month is documented, including opening night, Johnny Boychuk’s return to Boston and Zdeno Chara’s knee injury. This season will have 13...
Via NESN.com
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk: It ‘Feels Different,’ But It’s Good To Return To Boston (Video)

New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk is back on the TD Garden ice for the first time this season, but this time, it’s as an opponent. But the former Boston Bruin doesn’t have any hard feelings toward his old club. In fact, he’s happy to be back. “It feels different, but it feels good to come back and see familiar faces, even through the media,” Boychuk told NESN’s...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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